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Thousands Die In Nepal Earthquake

Sleeping in the streets and shell-shocked, Nepalese cremated the dead and dug through rubble for the missing Sunday, a day after a massive Himalayan earthquake killed more than 2,500 people. Aftershocks tormented them, making buildings sway and sending panicked Kathmandu residents running into the streets

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Stars Selling Pot

Bill Marr openly admits selling pot got him through college and made him enough money to get started in the comedy business. And now that Washington state, Colorado, Oregon, Alaska and the District of Columbia have made pot use legal, some celebs are getting into the marijuana business

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No Decision On Whether To Reopen Scallop Grounds

A regional fisheries panel has put off a vote on whether to reopen scallop areas on the northern edge of Georges Bank.

The New England Fisheries Management Council, meeting in Mystic Connecticut, couldn't agree on specifics of the plan, and put off any action till at least June

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Photo by Zoran Milich for LIFE.com / Getty Images

Alcohol Consumption By Americans Is Way Up

Thanks to women, Americans are drinking alcohol much more heavily now than in the past.

A study out Thursday in the "American Journal of Public Health" says more people now are considered heavy or binge drinkers than in recent years

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Judge Gives Final Approval To NFL Concussion Settlement

A federal judge is giving final approval to the NFL concussion settlement.

Thousands of former players sued the league, claiming it purposefully hid the long-term dangers of concussions and head trauma from playing football

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Kylie Jenner Responds to Twitter Challenge

Daily Mail reported on the '#kyliejennerchallenge' that is taking over social media, as young girls go to drastic proportions in order to mimic the reality TV star and model. Teenage girls are sucking on shot glasses and bottles to engorge their lips. The price to pay for a fuller pout...broken blood vessels.

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Teen Smoking Redo

It's good news that many middle school kids aren't smoking traditional cigarettes as much anymore. Instead, they've swapped a Marlboro for an e-cigarette! Federal data just found a sharp increase in e-cigarette use among teenagers, which tripled among middle and high school students from 2013 to 2014

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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

New Bedford VA Outpatient Clinic Holds Open House

After one year of renovations and $2.5 million, the Providence VA Medical Center's New Bedford Community-Based Outpatient Clinic on Elm Street opened its doors to local vets during an open house event Saturday afternoon.

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Abdul-Jabbar Undergoes Major Heart Surgery

NBA all-time leading scorer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is currently recovering from major open heart surgery performed Thursday in Los Angeles.

The UCLA Health System released a statement Friday revealing that
the Hall of Fame center underwent quadruple coronary bypass surgery
on his 68th birthday

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Doctors Want Dr. Oz Ousted From Columbia University

Update:  TV's ``Dr. Oz'' is defending himself against 10 doctors who are accusing him of promoting ``quack treatments'' on his TV show.

Mehmet Oz released a statement today saying that his show provides ``multiple points of view'' including his own

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